Within its broad focus on mental health, the Foundation is interested in encouraging and attracting innovative and practical programs in areas which:
1. increase the accessibility of the poor and needy to mental-health services;
2. offer preventive and early-intervention strategies;
3. advocate for systemic change with local or national impact.
The Foundation is not active in programs for mental retardation and physical disabilities. Grants are not made for endowments, capital projects, annual fund-raising drives, or in support of international activities and institutions. No grants in direct support of individuals are made by the Foundation under any circumstances.
Note: Deadlines for proposals:
For the March meeting, December first;
For the June meeting, April first;
For the November meeting, July first.
Proposals received after a deadline will not be considered for the upcoming meeting.
In 2013, the Foundation will generally be awarding single-year grants in the range of $10,000 to $50,000 in metropolitan New York and Philadelphia. Before requesting further support, grantees are asked to wait at least one year after submitting the final report.